Global Week in Review: Chad Sees Huge Spike in Malaria Cases

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  • Brazil, Mexico Question U.S. Over Espionage Reports
  • Japan Pledges Millions to Clean Up Fukushima
  • Sierra Leone Publishes First-Ever Status of Youth Study
  • Youssou Ndour Dropped from Senegal Government
  • NBA Comes to African TV
  • Endurance Swimmer Diana Nyad Makes History
  • Malala Yousafzai Opens Europe’s Largest Library
  • Kenya to Vote on World Court Pullout
  • An Unlikely Friendship Grows
  • Chad Sees a Tenfold Rise in Malaria
  • Egypt Minister Survives Bomb Attack
  • New Mali President Sworn In to Office
  • Chilean Judges Apologize for Inaction During Pinochet Regime
  • British Teachers to Walk Out of School
  • Indian Who Wrote About Escaping Taliban Shot Dead
  • New Food Crisis Looms in Zimbabwe
  • UN: Syria Refugees Top 2 Million Mark
  • Strike Starts in South Africa

Sierra Leone Publishes First-Ever Status of Youth Study

The first report on Sierra Leone’s youth population revealed that 70 percent of the country’s young people live on less than $2 a day. With a youth unemployment rate of 60 percent and huge wage disparities between young women and men, the West African nation with miles of lean beaches could supply jobs for youth by developing its tourism sector.

(Photo: REUTERS/Joe Penney)

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